Jackson Hole's Holiday Events Schedule

While skiing may be the main attraction for people visiting Jackson Hole in the wintertime, the holiday season brings a plethora of other exciting events for all ages.  Here is a list of what’s going on over the next two weeks.

 

12/20/11

Expressions of the Season, a Holiday Chamber Music Concert

Presented by Cathedral Voices Chamber Choir and the Jackson Hole Symphony Orchestra. • Where: Walk Festival Hall • Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Lighting of the Menorah

Lighting of the Menorah, Four Seasons Lobby, 4:45pm

12/21/11

GTMF presents 'The Magic Flute', a Metropolitan Opera broadcast

Where: Walk Festival Hall• Time: 4:00pmrn• What: Enter a world of dancing bears, giant birds, and colorful adventure in Mozart’s ever-popular masterpiece. This abridged version, sung in English, is perfect for opera fans of all ages. Free, tickets not required. 

Kids' Night Out

Where: Kids Ranch at JHMR • Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm • What: On Kids’ Night Out, the Kids Ranch offers evening activities for children ages 4 to 18 in a supervised environment. Activities include a pizza party, indoor and outdoor games, movies and sledding. rn• Reservations are required. Call 307-739-2788 for information.

 

12/22/11

Christmas Ornament Workshop and Storytelling

Where: Alpenhof Bistro Fireplace• Time: 3:30pm – 5:30pm• What: Kids (ages 3 - 12) will have fun creating a tree ornament while enjoying Hot Cocoa and Christmas Stories. This event is free and in collaboration with the Jackson Hole Art Association. Storytelling 3:30-5pm, workshop 4:15-5:30pm.

Kyrgyzstan Handicraft Show

Where: Snake River Lodge and Spa• Time: 12:00pm – 7:00pm• What: Trunkshow from Kyrgyzstan, beautiful things from faraway places in a mountain-to-mountain cooperation. Great last minute holiday shopping. In cooperation with Vista 360.

Winter Solstice Bonfire and Starlight Ski or Sleigh Ride

Where: Saddlehorn Activity Center• Time: 5:00pm -7:00pm• What: Come out for an evening under the stars for a Sleigh Ride and free Cross Country skiing, lite fare, libations, live music and a Bonfire to welcome back longer days ahead. 

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby, 5:30pm

12/23/11

Santa’s Arrival

Where: Village Commons• 4:00pm Lizzie Sider performance, Sledding, Hot Drinks and Cookies• 4:30pm Santa Arrival from Tram

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby, 5:30pm

12/24/11

Reading “T’was the Night before Christmas”

Where: Fire pit on the Village Commons• Time: 5:00pm• What: Gather around the fire at for this classic Christmas Story. Terra Café will provide free cookies for the kids. 

Christmas Mass

Where: Four Seasons Resort, Cottonwood Ballroom • Time: 5:30pm• What: Christmas Mass in conjunction with Our Lady of the Mountains Church

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby

Caroling at the Four Seasons Lobby, 5:00pm

Non-denominational Christmas Service

Where: Gabe Room at the Bridger Center, 3rd floor• Time: 5:30pm• What: Non-Denominational Christmas Service with Rev. Paul Hayden 

12/25/11

Christmas Day - Ski with Santa

Ski with Santa!• Where: Teewinot Lift• Time: 1:00pm

                                                    12/26/11 

Kid’s Movie Night

Where: Teton Room at Teton Mountain Lodge• Time: 7:00pm• What: While the kids enjoy popcorn and a movie, adults can enjoy drinks and dinner at Cascade Restaurant and Bar.

12/27/11

Teton Science School - Skins, Skulls and Snow

Where: Village Commons • Time: 2:00-4:30pm • What: Teton Science School biologists will be at the Teton Village Commons Firepit to explain how the area’s wildlife employs strategies to survive the winter season while showing various skins, skulls antlers and horns. Weather dependent. 

12/28/11

Kids Snow Sculpting Contest

Where: Village Commons• Time: 12:00pm – 3:30pm• What: Children of all ages are invited to create their own snow sculpture. Judging and Award Ceremony on the Village Commons at 3:00pm.• To sign up for snow sculpting or for more information call 307.733.5898

12/29/11

GTMF presents 'Hansel and Gretel', a Metropolitan Opera broadcast

Where: Walk Festival Hallrn• Time: 4:00pm• What: Richard Jones’s wickedly funny production of Humperdink’s beloved opera stars Alice Coote and Christine Schafer as the siblings lost in the shadowy world of the woods. Sung in English. Free, tickets not required. 

12/31/11 

New Year’s Eve Champage Special

Where: Terra Café at Hotel Terra • Time: 3:30pm - 5:00pm • What: Enjoy a flute of Champagne and passed tea sandwiches from for $5 to get the New Year’s celebration started.

Glow Worm and Torchlight Parades and Fireworks

Glow Worm Parade for Kids -- Where: Meet at the Kids Ranch at 4:50pm with skis and boots (no poles, please!). Parade on Teewinot Run. Time: Meet at 4:50, Parade at 5:30. Kids of all ages are welcome to participate. The younger kids will do a shorter parade before the bigger kids. Torchlight Parade and Fireworks -- Where: Apres Vous and Teewinot Runs Time: 6pm. Fireworks to follow the torchlight. JHMR employees treat you to a traditional torchlight on Apres Vous, followed by a celebratory fireworks show.

New Year's Gondi Gala

Ring in the New Year at the Couloir! • Where: Couloir Restaurantrn• Time: 9:00pm• Featuring Mandatory Air• What: Two dinner seating’s (5:30 and 7:45). The later dinner includes wine paring and the party for $250. Party tickets are $50 and available online only! Call for dinner reservations 307.733.2675

New Year’s Eve Party at the Peak, at the Four Seasons Resort

Where: The Peak, Four Seasons • Time: 9:00pm-1:00am • What: Raffle, Complimentary Midnight Toast, DJ from KHOL, and passed hors d’oeurves • $65 

 

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